Fines & Fees

Library cards are free for residents of Putnam County. In order to get a library card, you must have a photo ID or piece of mail that identifies you as a Putnam County resident. If you do not live in Putnam County, you will have to purchase a non-resident card, which costs $30.

Cardholders may have a combination of up to 100 items checked out on a card, within the following limits:

MATERIAL

CHECKOUT PERIOD

FINES PER DAY

NEW BOOKS

BOOKS & MAGAZINES

AUDIOBOOKS

CDs

DVDs

VIDEO GAMES

BOARD GAMES

TWO WEEKS

THREE WEEKS

THREE WEEKS

TWO WEEKS

ONE WEEK (Checkout Limit: 10)

ONE WEEK (Checkout Limit: 5)

ONE WEEK

$0.25

$0.25

$0.25

$0.25

$0.25

$0.25

$0.25

Books

  • Check out for three weeks
  • Can check out 100 at a time
  • Fines are $0.25 per day

Audio Books

  • Check out for three weeks
  • Can check out 100 at a time
  • Fines are $0.25 per day

CDs

  • Check out for two weeks
  • Can check out 100 at a time
  • Fines are $0.25 per day

DVDs

  • Check out for one week
  • Can check out ten at a time
  • Fines are $0.25 per day

Video Games

  • Check out for one week
  • Can check out 5 at a time
  • Fines are $0.25 per day

Board Games

  • Check out for one week
  • Can check out 100 at a time
  • Fines are $0.25 per day
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